Head Start http://wamc.org en Early Learning Programs In Orange County Receive Funding http://wamc.org/post/early-learning-programs-orange-county-receive-funding <p></p><p>More than $1 million in federal funding is early learning and head start programs in Orange County.</p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 09:23:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 93579 at http://wamc.org Early Learning Programs In Orange County Receive Funding Gov. Patrick Hears from Pittsfield Students http://wamc.org/post/gov-patrick-hears-pittsfield-students <p><a href="http://www.mass.gov/governor/" target="_blank">Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick</a> and the state&rsquo;s Secretary of Education heard concerns from about 15 <a href="http://www2.pittsfield.net/groups/phs/" target="_blank">Pittsfield High Schoo</a>l students today.</p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 22:34:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 75102 at http://wamc.org Gov. Patrick Hears from Pittsfield Students Western Mass. Waiting on Word from Washington http://wamc.org/post/western-mass-waiting-word-washington <p>As a government shutdown looms, federally-funded programs in western Massachusetts are playing the waiting game.</p><p>With gridlock in Washington, one result of a shutdown could be the delaying of benefits to the state&rsquo;s 394,000 military veterans. Rosanne Frieri is the Director of <a href="http://www.cityofpittsfield.org/city_hall/veterans_services/index.php" target="_blank">Veterans&rsquo; Services</a> for the City of Pittsfield. She says she doesn&rsquo;t expect a significant immediate impact on her office or the more than 130 veterans it currently serves.</p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 20:27:30 +0000 Jim Levulis 74615 at http://wamc.org Western Mass. Waiting on Word from Washington Rep. Tonko Tours Schenectady Head Start Program To View Impact Of Sequester http://wamc.org/post/rep-tonko-tours-schenectady-head-start-program-view-impact-sequester <p></p><p>New York Congressman Paul Tonko visited a Head Start Program in Schenectady today to draw attention to the effects of sequestration on community services.</p><p></p><p>Congressman Tonko visited Parsons Child &amp; Family Center’s Early Head Start program in Schenectady, which serves families with children up to 3 years living at or below the federal poverty level.</p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 19:58:53 +0000 Lucas Willard 73068 at http://wamc.org Rep. Tonko Tours Schenectady Head Start Program To View Impact Of Sequester Education Groups Petition Senator Warren to Support Head Start http://wamc.org/post/education-groups-petition-senator-warren-support-head-start <p>While many kids are preparing for the start of the school, federal budget cuts are leaving some in Massachusetts unsure about what the school year holds.</p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 22:40:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 72054 at http://wamc.org Education Groups Petition Senator Warren to Support Head Start